Enlightenment Ideals Of The American Revolution And The French Revolution

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The American Revolution and the French Revolution were both products of the Enlightenment ideals. These ideals emphasized on natural rights and equality. Both revolutions had their similarities and differences. American Revolution was similar to the French Revolution because people started to grow dissent to the monarchy and the upper classes and because of this, the economy for each nation started to weaken. These people felt the need to revolt so that they can be free against the oppressive rule of the absolute monarchs. However, there were some key differences between both the American Revolution and the French Revolution. America was trying to gain freedom from the rules and taxes put upon them by Great Britain. Whereas France wanted

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